Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On Education Policy In 2014 – Part Two):

Why 2015 is a crucial year for Common Core is from Vox. I’m adding it to A Collection Of My “Best” Lists On The Common Core.

Who was behind the Common Core math standards, and will they survive? is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to the same list.

A Call to Action for the New Year is by Ellie Herman. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About The Importance Of Teacher (& Student) Working Conditions.

Teacher hopefuls go through big data wringer is from Politico.

Teachers On Trial: 5 Times The Media Failed Educators In 2014 is from Media Matters. I’m adding it to The Best Education “Year-In-Review” Round-Ups For 2014.

Testing under fire is from Politico. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.

The plot to overhaul No Child Left Behind is from Politico.